Archaeological Theory Products

  • Archaeology After Structuralism

    Post-structuralism and the Practice of Archaeology

    Edited by Ian Bapty, Tim Yates

    Most practising archaeologists have preferred to leave the deep theories of what lies behind their methods and perceptions on one side. Now archaeologists have faced up to the difficult task of making (or not making) the connections between the past, interpretation and the present. The writers of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The European Community in Later Prehistory

    Studies in Honour of C. F. C. Hawkes

    Edited by John Boardman, M.A. Brown, T.G.E. Powell

    The essays collected together in this volume were written in honour of Professor Christopher Hawkes, in recognition of his stature as an international scholar and his generosity in encouraging the work of others. The collection consists of a closely-knit group of studies, and includes contributions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Archaeology and Society

    Reconstructing the Prehistoric Past

    By Grahame Clark

    This reissue of the 1957 3rd edition of this book describes how archaeologists go about their work, how ancient sites are found, what methods are used to explore them, how finds are dated, and within what limits archaeological evidence is able to tell us how people lived before the dawn of recorded…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Walking Larder

    Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Hunters of the Recent Past

    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Archaeological Theory in Europe

    The Last Three Decades

    Edited by Ian Hodder

    The 1980s witnessed exciting developments in theoretical writing in Western archaeology. Where previous decades were dominated by the Anglo-American perspective, or "New Archaeology", the recent years showed the European debate grow in confidence and vitality. This book, published in 1991, captures…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Animals into Art

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Material Culture and Text

    The Art of Ambiguity

    By Christopher Tilley

    Originally published in 1991, this is the first book-length exploration of post-structuralist discourse theory in archaeology. It tackles the most basic problem of historical and archaeological analysis - the relationship between text and artefact – in an analysis of prehistoric art fusing theory…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Rock Art of Africa

    By A.R. Willcox

    It has long been known that all forms of art – rock paintings, carvings and scribings, and also portable sculpture – are present at various locations throughout Africa. This book was the first inclusive survey and brings together in one volume accounts of African rock art which were previously…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Historical Archaeology

    3rd Edition

    By Charles E. Orser, Jr.

    This book provides a short, readable introduction to historical archaeology, which focuses on modern history in all its fascinating regional, cultural, and ethnic diversity. Accessibly covering key methods and concepts, including fundamental theories and principles, the history of the field, and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge

  • A Philosophy of Material Culture

    Action, Function, and Mind

    By Beth Preston

    This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action…

    Paperback – 2016-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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